Valle del Cauca
|Dilian Francisca Toro Torres (2016-2019)
- 2005 Census
- Population Density
188 inhabitants / km²
|Number of parishes
|Buenaventura , Buga , Cartago , Palmira
In agriculture , sugar cane , coffee , corn , sorghum , bananas and yuca dominate . Livestock, fishing and forestry also play a role. The industry is concentrated around the provincial capital Cali . The chemical and pharmaceutical industry as well as the food industry, cardboard and paper manufacture and mechanical engineering are important.
Lake Calima , the Los Farallones de Cali National Park and the sculptures of Christ the King in Cali are tourist attractions.
The northern part of the Valle de Cauca was the seat of the Norte de Valle cartel , a drug cartel that benefited from the collapse of the Medellin and Cali cartels in the late 1990s.
The Departamento del Valle del Cauca consists of 42 municipalities, see the list of Municipios in the Departamento del Valle del Cauca .